Argyll and Bute


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Argyll and Bute

a council area in W Scotland on the Atlantic Ocean: in 1975 the historical counties of Argyllshire and Bute became part of Strathclyde region; in 1996 they were reinstated as a single unitary authority. Argyll and Bute is mountainous and includes the islands of Bute, Mull, Islay, and Jura. Administrative centre: Lochgilphead. Pop.: 91 300 (2003 est.). Area: 6930 sq. km (2676 sq. miles)
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Additionally, it would support the council's drive for the Argyll and Bute Rural Growth Deal by giving local young people more further education choices and bringing new students to the town.
For years, the Scottish Government, Argyll & Bute Council, Highland's and Islands Enterprise, the Argyll Economic Forum and others have worked hard to promote Argyll and Bute as a great place to live, work, raise a family and do business.
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She has raised a lot of money for a deserving charity and her parents should be proud of her But Argyll and Bute Council and the school should hang their heads in shame.
As a first step, Mr Dailly has written to Cleland Sneddon, the chief executive of Argyll and Bute Council, requesting that the authority ditches its traffic regulation order for the island.
The statistic was revealed after a league table put Argyll and Bute at the top for road crashes in Strathclyde.
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ARGYLL and Bute's Young Scot project kicked off properly in November last year - but the team say that feels like a very long winter ago.